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tv   CBS 5 Eyewitness News at Noon  CBS  July 10, 2012 12:00pm-12:30pm PDT

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>> you are watching cbs 5 eyewitness news in high- definition. >> good afternoon everyone. >> we begin with the weather, parts of the bay area will be baking in the next couple of days.
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>> triple digits temperatures not out of the question. lisa washington in the east bay where the heat is on. >> that is right, not only is it hot but it is also a spare the air day, the second of the summer season and people are being encouraged to drive less and also being encouraged to use less energy. we are in livermore where many people found the best way to stay cool was to take a dip in the pool. >> with unexpected high of 96, going for a swim or learning how to swim is an easy way to beat the heat in livermore. that is why she brought her kids to the robert livermore community center >> a good way to get exercise and stay cool. >> water is the best way to stay cool. this is a great place to bring the kids. they love the water. >> a game of volleyball is fun and the sound but as the coach tells us, precautions come first. >> we used to have this camp at 12:00 and we had to move it all
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the way to 9:30 a.m. because it is so hot these days. temperatures are getting up there so we're taking a lot of water breaks. remembering to apply som sunscreen. >> it is necessary for those that want to spend a little time outdoors. >> and the california emergency management agency issued a release this morning in addition to urging californians to use sunscreen and drink plenty of water, they say that you should wear lightweight clothing as well as limiting exposure outside, and if you do have to be outside, pace yourself. we are live in livermore, cbs 5. >> how hot or talking? lawrence is crunching the numbers. i hear triple digits? >> some of the hottest and the chairs of the summer season so far, high pressure building in overhead and that is going to crank these numbers out throughout the afternoon. the one place that you can beat the heat is along the coast
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line. it is a spare the air day, temperatures expected to soar from one we had yesterday. much warmer all around the bay area. looking at 96 in livermore and 88 in san jose. 12 degrees above the high yesterday. pop some of the interior valleys in the upper 90s. the air quality does suffer quite a bit. on healthy as you make your way into the east bay and that may be a concern over the next couple of days as we expect a heat wave to stick around. we'll talk about that and the rest of your weather coming up in just a couple of minutes. >> the warm weather is not doing firefighters any favors, making a totough job even more difficult. the 13,000 a. mill fire in them and seen on national forest is 20 percent contained. several nearby communities and campgrounds have been evacuated, others are on standby. not far east of their the complex fire has burned more than 4,000 a. near a farming community of maxwell.
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it is now 50 percent contained. >> a fire destroyed a house in martinez early today at a home that has been known for years for its christmas decorations but as pastor tells us, but it was not the first time that house caught fire. >> look out the window, and it was bright orange outside. again. i knew immediately that house was on fire again. >> that is how he described his morning right next door to the house that was on fire for the second time this year. >> it was on fire six months ago. is the christmas tree house. >> thousands of visitors came to see a house covered with christmas decorations and lights. and it was left of it is gone. >> i don't know why this is happening to us. it is sad. >> the house had been abandoned for six months. joseph all the fire might have been small. >> as all the fire trucks and a house on fire, i have a lot of
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explaining to people. i'm not even around here anymore. >> hours later as daybreaks flames were shooting out of a gas line that was capped. >> when the fire got going, that would have changed and the gas line that was remaining could have become involved. but it is unlikely that it played a role. >> it took pg&e for a half hours to turn off the gas and no injuries were reported in this house fire is still under investigation. >> and there was a fire at a vacant house this morning in santa clara county. it started to o'clock a.m. in saratoga about a half mile north of west valley college. county fire said that no one was injured and the fire appears to have started near the garage but at this point there's no indication what caused it. >> opening statements into children's civil lawsuit against their own father. he is in prison for killing his wife in 2006 and his children
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are now 11 and 12 years of age living with a grandmother in russia. they are suing over the loss of their mother. >> 2 people an oakland said " no " to a robber and were shot, they're recovering after being wounded in a shooting on macarthur boulevard 9:00 last night. a gunman tried to rob them and fired several shots when they resisted and then ran away. police have not caught him. oak lawn police will give city council members an update on a 90 day plan aimed at cutting violent crime. the numbers showed mixed results. homicide is down a little and one section of the city but other major crimes spike including rape by 13 percent and assault with a deadly weapon by 9%. . police are getting ready to start a second 90 day plan >> a piece of the uc owned property taken over by occupy is now being harvested for commercial use. the albany city council has given the go-ahead to develop 60 a., opponents tried to per. the use deland out for an urban
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farm. plans include a senior housing complex and cold foods store. berkeley could decide whether to put a civil sidewalk proposal on the upcoming november ballot. it would ban sitting and commercial areas between 7:00 a.m. until 10:00 p.m.. critics say that this would criminalize homelessness. one council member plans to address that with an alternative proposal called compassionate sidewalks. >> the biggest events of the year for the north american solar industry and is getting a sunny reception in san fransisco but cate caugurian tells us that some critics wonder whether it should be here at all. >> in its fifth year, inner solar north america is the largest conference in north america. the mayor gave the opening remarks to a packed house, but welcoming thousands of good news. >> i am proud to announce to global solar firms which have moved to san francisco.
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renee solar and the solar energy company. >> san fransisco is very friendly to solar. surrounded by many other inverter manufacturers so it makes sense for us to be here. the city is very supportive of solar and welcome solar. >> some critics but to defer. environmental groups like the sierra club are protesting the city's cuts to go solar sf, the budget cut down to $2 million per year. that program put san fransisco on the world solar mapped. the mayor says that despite the cut the city is still committed to developing solar energy and he hopes that this cut will be temporary. >> our city is recovering economically and i know that the solar programs are going to be great investment. so i would not see as a negative thing. because we have not gotten to a point where there has been a demand that exceeds the amount of money that we put into the program. >> he says that subsidies are only part of the puzzle, the city still provides tax
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incentives as well as other benefits to attract more solar companies to the bay area. in san fransisco, cbs 5. >> how much room to you need to live? that is the question for san francisco supervisors this afternoon. they are voting on a change in the minimum size of an efficiency apartment. currently and in harmony to have at least 220 square feet of living space. the vote is whether to cut that to 150 square feet. the change would apply only to new construction. >> coming up, cracking down on out of control robotic calls. >> and fired because of a cellphone policy? >> i was incredulous, i thought i had to be kidding me. >> bay area yoga teacher that said " no " to the wrong student. >> i am in washington, and coming up republicans on capitol hill push back against the president's tax plan. >> and a heroine hot air,,,,,,,,
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>> president obama determined to make taxes a key election year issue. he went to the heartland to make the case that he is the candidate with a plan that will help the middle class but as danielle nottingham reports, his republican challenger and gop lawmakers say that his plan will hurt the economy and the middle class. >> president obama took his tax- cut message to iowa, trying to convince voters that extending bush era tax cuts for households making less than $250,000 per year is good for the economy. >> i believe that we should make
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sure that the taxes on the 90 percent of americans don't go up. and then we shall let the tax cuts expire for people like me. >> the president sat down with them laughlin's and cedar rapids, a middle-class family that he says will benefit from this plan. >> we have been able to offer them $4,900 in tax cuts. >> the president warned congress that he would veto any extension of the tax cuts for wealthy americans. the veto threat is setting the tone between the president and republican members of congress, with neither side ready to hand over any election- year victory. >> this is nothing more than the election-year politics. >> mitt romney call the extension of all the bush era tax cuts a matter of economic freedom, and insist the president's plan would hurt small businesses. >> at the very time that the american people are seeing fewer jobs created the need, the
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president announces that he is going to make it harder for jobs to be created. >> if congress does not act and the tax cuts will expire at the end of the year. in washington, danielle nottingham cbs 5. >> and the house is starting debate on repealing the president's health care reform law just days after the supreme court upheld it. lawmakers will likely vote on it tomorrow and it will be the 31st time that congress has voted to on to the affordable care act. >> a silicon valley a yoga instructor said she was fired for giving a disapproving look to a student that used a smart- phone during class. she says that two weeks after the incidents at facebook, plus one health management dismissed her. >> gifts i am in an environment will light do not feel like i'm appreciated and skills are valued and that is not a closet or to teach. and unfortunately that is what is going on there. >> she says that she got a letter saying " we are in the
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business of providing great customer service, unless a client requires us to specifically say " no " to something, we prefer to say " yes " whenever possible. designer clothing for less. two big retailers coming together for christmas. >> and how dreaded rabat calls are bypassing the do not call lists and caller id as well. >> the heat is on with temperatures soaring near 100 degrees,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,
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>> hot air balloon crashed near phoenix, will whole incident caught on-camera. you can see the wind dragging the balloon to the ground. the balloon was then blown three field for several hundred feet before it finally came to a stop. five people emerged from the basket unharmed but my guess is that they're not looking another trip and that balloon. >> could probably did not check the weather conditions with their local weather guy. >> if i had you? >> around the bay area today we have lots of sunshine showing up after patchy dense fog early on. the temperatures are just beginning to keep up in spots but it is going to get hot inland. 83 degrees in livermore and 77 degrees in concord and 77 in
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santa rosa. right now 76 degrees in san jose. still patchy fog along the coast line likely to see partly cloudy skies there into the afternoon. seventies and eighties around the bay but it will start to get hot inland in the upper 90s. brentwood and antioch those temperatures will soar near 100 degrees later today. likely going to see dense fog returning to the coastline with high pressure over at compressing that down to the surface. maybe some patchy fog inside of the bay but mostly clear in many of the valleys. as you travel around the state check out these numbers, 107 degrees in fresno and 106 and redding. 102 in sacramento. and 99 degrees. all thanks to the ridge of high pressure building in the four corners and back into the bay area. spare the air today, but along the coastline you can see low clouds and fog. not that offshore wind but a sea breeze keeping the fog at the coast and that is where you can expect to see cooler temperatures outside.
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more fog on the way for the evening hours. it will try to press into the bay. tomorrow morning wake up mostly clear cut out at the coast and we're looking at dense fog early on. these temperatures going to be impressive around 94 in morgan hill and 88 in san jose and 80 degrees and a word. 66 degrees in pacifica with the state temperatures getting near 100 degrees in brentwood and 96 in antioch and 97 in fairfield. 96 in livermore and as you make your way into the north bay, 90s in santa rosa and 79 in oakland and 72 degrees and services of this afternoon but tomorrow that will likely be the peak of the heat, and temperatures expected to move into triple digits but then the back of a little bit on thursday and into friday centers will begin to come down. much cooler as we head throughout the weekend. still warmer temperatures in the inland valleys. >> good swimming mother? >> absolutely. >> to big retailers coming
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together for an unusual alliance. target teaming up with neiman- marcus for a special holiday collection. both stores will offer a limited stock from 24 designers. most items will be priced at less than $60. the producers of the social networking plan to develop a film adaptation of 50 shades of gray. the best selling erotic trilogy tells the story of a college student engaging in a romantic relationship with a wealthy young businessman. the books have been called porn foremothers because of this steamy content and a large female following >> the federal government has find them and ordered businesses to stop illegal robot calls but that does not seem to help. now there is a huge jump in on wanted an illegal telemarketing calls. >> in marine deck gets lots of phone calls, and most of them
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are from someone trying to sell her something. >> 85% of the calls that i get are telemarketing of one form or another. >> she has been on the do not call list since its introduction nine years ago but lately it seems that no one gets that message. >> the want to help you with your mortgage or they want to help you with web design or they want to help you with a new roof. >> we have been seeing more complaints about calls. >> the ftc says that complaints about illegal telemarketing calls are skyrocketing, up nearly 70 percent since last year. the main reason? advances in technology that allow illegal callers to dial more numbers and to hide their identity with a caller id. >> they like to use very generic sounding words, on a caller id like " card services coat. >> she says that while legitimate companies largely obey the do not call registry, in part because they face fines of up to $60,000 per call, all
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the illegal telemarketing calls are coming from other countries. >> it is relatively hard to figure out who was making those calls at the far end. >> he says the best thing to do is file an on-line complete each time you get a call so that federal investigators contract the worst offenders. she files on every day. >> this is a do not call number and i will report to the fcc. >> if you have a consumer problem or a question, call the hot [ female announcer ] safeway presents real big deals of the week. or how to get great prices on things you need. we know you look around for the best deals. that's why we give you real big club card deals each week. right now, peaches grown right here in california are just 77 cents a pound. get a super low price on tide. $10.99 for 100 ounces. yoplait yogurt is just 50 cents. real big deals this week and every week.
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you're on timeout leo! some things won't last 25 years. ah! woof. some things will.
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>> today's tip of the day, it is limes. they are in so many recipes and drinks. the darker the green the better they will be. a skin nice and smooth. if it is too bumpy that means that it will be all peel and very little lime, squeeze it, if it has a give that is even better. never store them in the refrigerator, store them on the counter and before use the line to put it on top of the counter and press down and rub it like this, move it around so that all 1 juice starts to break up and then cut it up and use lime juice or just the line. for this time of year, it is fantastic. but if you select it wrong you will not get any juice. i'm your fresh grocer, and always remember to eat fresh and
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stay healthy. or just peel and eat it, i don't do that. >> coming up tonight at 5:00, a bay area man gets a $100 fine for being one nickel short. >> he said that he had no way of knowing how much too short on his card. his story coming up at 5:00. >> that will do for us pated
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